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B Lab Co-Founder: This is the ‘Biggest Trend of Our Lifetimes’

B Lab co-founder Jay Coen Gilbert called the transition from shareholder value to stakeholder value "the biggest trend of our lifetimes." And he…

After Trump Tax Fiasco, Time for a New Kind of Corporation?

Donald Trump's recent statements about tax liability and fiduciary obligation highlights what's wrong with corporate law.

Social Purpose vs. Benefit Corporations: Small Distinction, Big Difference

"The law is impractical and unworkable," corporate lawyer Michael Hutchings says of benefit corporation legislation. The permissive alternative to a benefit corporation law…

So You’re a Certified B Corporation. Now What?

Here is the final installment of the six-week Quick Start Guide to becoming a Certified B Corporation.

How to Motivate Your Team Towards B Corp Certification

Week two of this quick start guide focuses on how to motivate and engage your team towards B Corp certification.

Are B Corps Relevant Outside of the U.S.?

Although the B Corp movement originally started in Pennsylvania, more than 30 percent of all Certified B Corps are now based outside of…

‘Stories & Beer’ NYC on Fashion+Water

Join TriplePundit in Philadelphia or New York City -- or online -- for a special "Stories and Beer" series, respectively on BCorps and…

What’s the Difference Between Certified B Corps and Benefit Corps?

Certified B Corporations and benefit corporations are often, and understandably, confused. They share much in common but have a few important differences.

Tell Us About Your Favorite B Corp for a Chance to Win $100 at Indigenous

What's your favorite B Corp? Tell us about it on social media for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Indigenous.

20 Inspiring Quotes from SXSWeco 2013

SXSWeco 2013 had business leaders, nonprofit leaders and some people who were both. Benefit corporations, municipalities, the media, disruptors and even a celebrity…

Business is Crucial to Effect Large-Scale Change

Businesses in all industries have the power to effect change, from Walmart to B Lab to Zipcar, each with its own approach. Some…

Two Years Later, Attitudes Toward Green are Looking Up

During the first SXSWEco in 2011, there was frustration over not being able to convince people outside the "green" community to embrace green…

Coworking at The HUB, Where Ideas Come to Meet

If it wasn't for coworking, creative ideas would be cooped up at home, missing the chance to intermingle with one another to create…

B Corporations to Expand “Business for Good” Initiative Globally

The expansion of B Lab’s Certified Benefit Corporation's (also known as a B Corporation) program into South America was announced last week at…

Etsy Gets Certified as a B-Corporation

Etsy takes a step toward solidifying it's reputation as a socially responsible business.